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Squaxin Const. Art. II, § 1

Section 1.

Squaxin Is. Tribal Const. Art. II, § 1

Squaxin Island Tribe

Constitution and Bylaws of the Squaxin Island Tribe of the Squaxin Island Indian Reservation, Washington

Article II. Membership

Section 1.

The membership of the Squaxin Island Tribe shall consist of:

(a) All persons of Indian blood whose names appear on the official census roll of the tribe as of January 1, 1940, and their children born between January 1, 1940, and the date of approval of this constitution.

(b) All original Squaxin Island Allottees and their direct descendants who are of 1/8 degree or more Indian blood.

(c) All persons whose names appear on Charles Roblin's Schedule of Unenrolled Indians of the Squaxin Island Tribe as of January 1, 1919, and their direct descendants who are of 1/8 degree or more Indian blood.

(d) Any persons who have relinquished their rights or membership in the Squaxin Island Tribe prior to the approval of this constitution and bylaws will be considered members of the Squaxin Island Tribe if, within one year from the date of approval of this constitution, they submit official evidence that they have given up their membership in any other tribe.

(e) All persons of 1/8 degree or more Indian blood born to any member of the Squaxin Island Tribe, after the date of approval of this constitution and bylaws.

(f) Corrections may be made in the tribal membership roll by the tribal council at any time, with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior or his authorized representative.

Squaxin Island Tribal Const. Art. II, § 1, Squaxin Const. Art. II, § 1

Current through Oct. 25, 2010




 

Squaxin Const. Art. II, § 2

Sec. 2.

Squaxin Is. Tribal Const. Art. II, § 2

Squaxin Island Tribe

Constitution and Bylaws of the Squaxin Island Tribe of the Squaxin Island Indian Reservation, Washington

Article II. Membership

Sec. 2.

An application for membership by adoption from any person of 1/8 degree or more Indian blood regardless of tribe, may be approved by a majority of members at a regular or special general council meeting, and must also be approved by the Secretary of the Interior.

Squaxin Island Tribal Const. Art. II, § 2, Squaxin Const. Art. II, § 2

Current through Oct. 25, 2010

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